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8. – 9. November 2013: Michael Kahr’s Paper Presentation “The Academic Jazz Institution in Graz and Its Role In Promoting Jazz in Europe” at the “Jazz Talks” Conference at the University of Aveiro, Portugal (http://jazztalks.web.ua.pt/program_ENG.html)

29. October 2013: Performance of Michael Kahr’s Composition Cycle “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk” Stadttheater Leoben (http://www.highstyriabigband.at). Compare Michael Kahr’s paper “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk: Exploring Local Identity and Authenticity in Jazz” in the current volume of the Journal for Artistic Research JAR http://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/21732/21733

3. October 2013: Performance of Michael Kahr’s Composition Cycle “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk” VAZ Krieglach (http://www.highstyriabigband.at). Compare Michael Kahr’s paper “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk: Exploring Local Identity and Authenticity in Jazz” in the current volume of the Journal for Artistic Research JAR http://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/21732/21733

29. September 2013: Open Rehearsal of Michael Kahr’s Composition Cycle “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk”. Compare Michael Kahr’s paper “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk: Exploring Local Identity and Authenticity in Jazz” in the current volume of the Journal for Artistic Research JAR http://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/21732/21733

26. – 28. September 2013: 11. Jazz Research Congress of the Institute for Jazz Research and the International Association for Jazz Research in Cooperation with the Jazzinstitut Darmstadt in Darmstadt chaired by Franz Kerschbaumer and Wolfram Knauer. Michael Kahr’s paper “Herbie Hancock, Chromatic Harmony and Clare Fischer” and Participation in the Panel Discussion “…Who Owns Jazz?” on September 28.

Paper Publication “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk: Exploring Local Identity and Authenticity in Jazz” in the current volume of the Journal for Artistic Research JAR http://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/21732/21733

1. – 3. September 2013: CD Recording with singer Dorothea Jaburek, who is a graduate of the Jazz Institute in Graz. The music represents the outcome of Jaburek’s search for an individual identity in jazz as a singer (http://www.dorotheajaburek.com/)

9. and 14. August 2013: Michael Kahr’s performances with Manfred Josel, one of the modern jazz pioneers in Graz, and Richard Oesterreicher, the former leader of the Popular Music Orchestra of the Austrian Broadcasting Company ORF in Graz (Royal Garden Jazz Club) and Gleisdorf.

11., 12. and 16. July 2013: Michael Kahr’s performances at the JZ Clubs in Shanghai and Hangzhou, China (http://www.bmeia.gv.at/botschaft/gk-shanghai/aktuelles/veranstaltungskalender/2013/jazzpianist-michael-kahr-auf-tournee.html)

11.-17. July 2013: Michael Kahr’s presentation at the ICTM Conference in Shanghai, China (http://ictm2013.shcmusic.edu.cn/) paper title: “Upper Styrian Big Band Folk: A case study of artistic research regarding the use of historical resources in the contemporary musical expression of a rural community in the European Alps”

11.-14. April 2013: Michael Kahr’s presentation at the Rhythm Changes Conference in Salford, UK (rhythmchanges.net) paper title: “Out of nowhere: The role of jazz institutions in Graz in the formation of jazz identity”

17.-18. February 2013: Michael Kahr’s presentation and performance at the “Science Goes Public Events” organized by the Austrian Ministry of Science at Aula der Wissenschaften, Vienna (www.aula-wien.at) topic: “Kreativität und Konzept: Die Kunst der Wissenschaft, die Wissenschaft der Kunst”

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9. December 2012: Michael Kahr’s presentation at the conference of ethnomusicology and popular music studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria (paper title: “Analytische Beobachtungen zur Bedeutung von Streicharrangements in der Pop- und Rockmusik”)

7. October 2012: Michael Kahr’s presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Music Theory (Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie) in Essen, Germany (http://www.gmth.de)

8. September 2012: Michael Kahr’s presentation at the ‘Arts and Sociology’ Conference at the University of Vienna (http://www.mdw.ac.at/upload/MDWeb/esa-arts-2012/pdf/Full_detailed_programme.pdf)

31. August 2012: Michael Kahr’s performance with an ensemble featuring Manfred Josel, one of the pioneers of modern jazz in Graz, 19:30, Landhaushof (http://www.swingandmusic.at)

4. August 2012: Hannes Kawrza’s (saxophone) and Klaus Kuchling’s (organ) Performance of Michael Kahr’s Composition “Spaziergang”, which was inspired by the musical and cultural life in Graz at the church at the Domkirche in Klagenfurt

28. June and 24. July 2012: Hannes Kawrza’s (saxophone) and Klaus Kuchling’s (organ) Performance of Michael Kahr’s Composition “Spaziergang”, which was inspired by the musical and cultural life in Graz at the church in Maria Wörth

8. July 2012: Michael Kahr’s Presentation at the MuSA Conference at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe (http://musa2012.zilmusic.com/)

6. July 2012: Michael Kahr’s Performance with violin virtuoso Barbara Helfgott at the Austrian Cultural Forum in Washington D.C. (http://www.acfdc.org/)

26. June 2012: Michael Kahr’s presentation at the annual meeting of the IASJ (International Association of Schools of Jazz – www.iasj.com) at the Institute for Jazz at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz

9. June 2012 from 23:03: Franz Kerschbaumer’s and Michael Kahr’s Project Presentation at the Radio Show “Ö1 Jazznight” broadcast by the Austrian Broadcasting Company ORF

27. April 2012: Michael Kahr’s Presentation and Performance at “Lange Nacht der Forschung”, Mumuth Graz w/Austrian bass legend Ewald Oberleitner

March 24, 2012: Jazz & the City @ Ö1 Jazz Night Radio Broadcast

February 9, 2012: The Music Clare Fischer @ Ö1 Spielräume Radio Broadcast

October 14 – 16, 2011: Performance Series @ Jazzfestival Jazz & the City Salzburg

September 21, 2011: Lecture @ Jazz Research Round Table at Rutgers University, Newark, N.Y.

September 1-4, 2011: Lecture @ Rhythm Changes Conference, Conservatory of Music, Amsterdam

June, 7, 2011: Duo w/Marina Zettl (missImister) @ Museumsquartier Wien

May 20, 2011: CD Live Presentation (Upper Styrian Big Band Folk) @ Kultursaal Oberaich

May 1, 2011: FWF-Research Project Start (Jazz & the City: Identity of a Capital of Jazz)

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